About this site & Updates

Introduction

Hello! Many of you know me as King Magax from the Kingdom section of the mangafox forums. I mainly do summaries on the latest Kingdom chapters based on Chinese translations as well as research and translate historical information on the Era of the Warring states that Kingdom is based on.

If you are a fan of the Kingdom manga like me, which is most probably why you are here, feel free to explore this site and learn more! Do note that you might encounter historical spoilers for Kingdom around this site.

Here are some pages on this site I would recommend:

If you have anything to tell me, including feedbacks, fixing dead links, updating of information or pretty much anything at all, feel free to drop a comment or type it in the chat on the right sidebar!


Announcement:

(26 Oct 17) I am looking for someone who can understand Japanese to help translate the massive walls of informative text for Chapter 3 of the guidebook which features 2 interviews with Mr Hara and character design insights of nearly every major/semi-major Kingdom characters. Drop me a comment if you would like to help!

(7 Nov 17)Added a chat function at the sidebar. Feel free to use it!


Updates:

20 Feb 18
-Late-ish quick update…too busy with work this week. Ch548 Korean is out when I finally had some time to check. No conclusion for the duel between Shin and Gyou’un this chapter but Kyokai seems to be making her move next as Shin is locked in that duel.

11 Feb 18
Full Korean Ch547 out!

10 Feb 18
-Not very Kingdom related but here’s a news article about 5 Chinese who were arrested for regularly translating manga and games and putting them online. So if raws or translations are delayed, you guys know the reason.

-I might be unavailable next weekend(15-18 Feb) but will try to update asap if I can.

-Early spoilers today! Ch547 spoilers out! Just a few panels of the chapter showing how stupid Gyou’un is for taunting the main character of the manga.

1 Feb 18
– I just did a small update post about my recent “disappearance” over here. I went on a vacation and got my hands on the physical copy of Kingdom Guidebook 1 so I really didn’t have any time to update this site. I will probably do up a post on some interesting content at the back of the Guidebook soon in between the updates of the coming chapters.

-Bad news: Kingdom is on a break next week….Spoilers should be out around 12 Feb or so. What a great way to welcome me back…

 

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76 thoughts on “About this site & Updates

    • I do vaguely remember a Qi general defecting to Zhao later. A couple of Qi generals were also mentioned when the coalition army turned around to attack Qi. However, historically, there were no wars involving Qi at this period so I think the chances of seeing a Qi general in combat is low.

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      • Damn I’m hoping to see some in action and Qi itself in a battle how would you feel about mr. Hara Making up a battle like the one with the fire dragons instead this one will be with Qi and another state attacking them and qin having to pray for their victory this would give him alot of creative freedom since it would be a made up battle I wouldn’t mind him going away from shin and qin for a couple chapters to see a battle between Qi and another state what do you think.?

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      • I am pretty sure Qin will not attack Qi before the final war after the meeting between the 2 kings. For the other states, I am pretty sure after the coalition war, most of them would have their eyes on Qin instead of wasting resources to attack Qi. If any state were to somehow attack Qi for a fictional war, it would be Yan as they are quite unpredictable from their surprise attack to Zhao in the latest arc with no provocation. All in all, my opinion is that the chances that we see Qi in a war is pretty low but not totally impossible.

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  1. Hasn’t anyone questioned the inaccuracies of sima qian historical facts. Its well known the Chinese historians overwritten past accomplishments or paint them in a negative light. I find it very troubling when you say Li Xin was an amateur general and overconfident during the war with Chu but never questioned why he was put in charge of the army in the first place if he wasn’t so accomplished.

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    • While there are a few pre-Qin era historical records(such as Zuo Zhuan and Zhan Guo Ce), Shiji is the only surviving history records that has the most details of the pre-Qin era and is the only one recording the history of the later parts of the era of the warring states thanks to Qin Shi Huang burning books during his reign. There really isn’t much to cross reference for its accuracy.
      For Li Xin, he was appointed as general to lead the Qin army to invade Chu based on his accomplishment in Yan where he captured the Yan crown prince and conquered half of its territory for Qin. This can be found in different chapters of Shiji as well. His loss was magnified by the fact that Sima Qian spent an entire paragraph to write about the Chu invasion in Wang Jian’s biography as compared to one-liners in other chapters mentioning Li Xin’s victories in other wars. I did mention them all in Li Xin’s post and the article here did some justice for him as well.

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  2. Hey King, there’s something I want to ask you. One thing I came across somewhere is that apparently Chou Haku, that Zhao General who’s in charge of the eastern border that Riboku sent to take two cities
    belonging to Yan when Ordo was invading, is Zhao Cong. Is that information something you are able to verify?

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